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Last Pa. county given green light on marriage licenses for same-sex couples

| Tuesday, May 27, 2014
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NORRISTOWN, Pa. -- A suburban Philadelphia county that had been legally prevented from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples can now do so.

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Pa. court clerk defends issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples

| Monday, December 2, 2013
Matt Rourke, APD. Bruce Hanes
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- A suburban Philadelphia court clerk who defied Pennsylvania's ban on same-sex marriage by signing licenses for scores of gay couples urged the state's highest court Monday to overturn an order that required him to stop.

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Pa. county appeals ruling banning marriage licenses for same-sex couples

| Tuesday, October 1, 2013
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PHILADELPHIA -- Montgomery County on Tuesday appealed a state court order to stop issuing same-sex marriage licenses, the latest volley in Pennsylvania's fast-paced battle over gay marriage.

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Twenty-one same-sex couples file suit to overturn Pa. ban on gay marriage

| Wednesday, September 25, 2013
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HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Twenty-one same-sex couples filed suit Wednesday seeking to overturn the state's gay-marriage ban on the grounds that it's unconstitutional.

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Pa. county to appeal ruling that it stop issuing same-sex marriage licenses

| Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Matt Rourke, APD. Bruce Hanes
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court appears to be the next stop for a suburban Philadelphia county's battle to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

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Status of Pa. same-sex marriage licenses murky after judge’s ruling

| Friday, September 13, 2013
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HARRISBURG, Pa. -- A Pennsylvania judge's order stopping a suburban Philadelphia court clerk from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples leaves their legal status unclear, with an appeal possible and other legal actions pending or in the works.

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Pa. county to abide by judge’s ruling, will stop issuing same-sex marriage licenses

| Thursday, September 12, 2013
Matt Rourke, APD. Bruce Hanes
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- A suburban Philadelphia court clerk says he'll abide by a judge's order that he stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

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Pa. judge orders county to stop issuing same-sex marriage licenses

| Thursday, September 12, 2013
Matt Rourke, APMarcus Saitschenko, left, and James Goldstein obtain a marriage license at a Montgomery County office on July 24, 2013.
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- A Pennsylvania judge is stopping a suburban Philadelphia court clerk from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, saying it was a clear violation of his legal authority.

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Judge vows quick ruling in Pa. same-sex marriage case

| Wednesday, September 4, 2013
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HARRISBURG, Pa. -- A Pennsylvania judge is promising to rule quickly on whether a county clerk should be ordered to stop handing out marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

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Pa. AG gives governor’s lawyers OK to handle gay marriage case

| Tuesday, September 3, 2013
Kathleen Kane
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Pennsylvania's attorney general has granted express written authority to lawyers for Gov. Tom Corbett to handle a case in which the Health Department wants to stop a suburban Philadelphia court clerk from giving marriage licenses to same-sex couples, according to a Tuesday court filing.

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